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8 Stocks Billionaire John Paulson Loves

6. Medco Health Solutions

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Pauslon & Co. increased its position in Medco Health Solutions (MHS) by 1.3 million shares, or 186%, in the fourth quarter, to 2 million shares.

Medco is also a top holding of George Soros, whose Soros Fund Management also increased its position in the stock, to 526,620 shares.

Stock Overview: Medco is a health care company that provides clinically-driven pharmacy services designed to improve the quality of care and lower total health care costs for private and public employers, health plans, labor unions and more. It has a market cap of about $26 billion. The stock, which has a short interest ratio of 1.2, has traded in a 52-week range of $44.60 to $69.10 and closed up 73 cents, or 1.1%, at $67.65 on Thursday.

Analyst Ratings: Of 18 analysts covering the stock, seven rate it a buy, 10 rate it a hold, and one rates it a sell. TheStreet Ratings has a B buy rating on Medco, with a $77.21 price target.

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